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Vizrt integrates with Stype RedSpy for new camera track at ITN

ITN has completed a robotic camera tracking system for the main news studio at its London headquarters. This centres on the integration of Stype RedSpy optical tracking with ITN’s existing Sony cameras and Vizrt’s virtual studio graphics. The new system, with integration by ATG Danmon, replaces a third-party solution which was nearing the end of […]  More

Nordic Summit 2019: Lessons learned by SVT from the world’s largest remote production

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2019 were held from 4 to 17 February 2019 in Åre in Sweden. 76 nations participated in combined, downhill, giant slalom, super-G and team events. The Biathlon World Championships 2019 took place in the neighbouring Östersund resort from 6 to 17 March. There were a total of 12 competitions […]  More

Video interview: Limelight’s Steve Miller Jones on buffering and latency

Speaking during the Nordic Summit 2019 in Bergen, Limelight Networks VP of product strategy Steve Miller Jones gave SVG Europe’s Ken Kerschbaumer an insight into the company’s current and future plans, covering buffering,  latency and adaptive bit rates. “We are getting a lot of demand from the sports world for services, like data, that go […]  More

LaLiga confirms plans for multi-sport OTT service

La Liga, the federation that controls Spanish football’s top two divisions, is to launch an OTT streaming service that will show a multitude of sports, not just football. LaLigaSportsTV will be made available on mobile devices and Samsung connected TVs and will show content from LaLiga itself, including highlights, but it won’t broadcast live matches. […]  More

Timeline TV kicks off innovative remote production for FA Women’s Super League

For the FA Women’s Super League (WSL), the 2018/2019 season is its first as a fully professional league. So for Whisper Films and technical partner Timeline Television, delivering comprehensive broadcast coverage to match this new status was a key goal. This production contract has seen the first use of a new remote production system, devised […]  More

Nordic Summit 2019: How TV 2 Norway produced digital-first ski championships coverage

Norwegian public broadcaster NRK was rights-holder for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019 in Austria last month. But given the giant scale of the event, Norway’s leading commercial broadcaster TV 2 also staged significant digital-first coverage involving 15 reporting and technical staff on-site capturing out-takes and behind-the-scenes content, streaming from Seefeld to tv2.no and […]  More

SportTech 2019: Sunset+Vine to preview broadcast and online coverage plans for ICC Cricket World Cup

Coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup will be the focus of a special preview session during SVG Europe’s SportTech 2019 event at Lord’s in May. The seminar, called ‘Finding the Edge: Covering the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup on TV and Online’, will features speakers from the tournament’s host broadcaster Sunset+Vine. Chairman Jeff Foulser […]  More